Here's a rather grainy zoomed shot of it showing more detail. Am I turning into an anorak? Of course not - I've been one for years.
Here's a short video showing the ship, the surfers and the choppy conditions.
Many people visit Widemouth Bay to surf, swim and sunbathe. Not many realise that, running under their feet, there is a major transatlantic cable. The only evidence normally is the sign below. I remember seeing the huge cable laying ship actually installing the cable back in the sixties.While I am at it, here's a shot of Widemouth beach look down towards Crackington Haven and Trevose Head: